The Medscape’s Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2019 crowned rheumatologists as the happiest subspecialists. We topped the list with 65% of the respondents indicating that they were happy outside of work.
“If exercise could be purchased in a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.” —Robert H. Butler, MD, first director of the National Institute on Aging.
As a rheumatologist, I pride myself on being an advocate for my patients, but I'm not always an advocate for my profession or myself. Should rheumatologists be involved in policy? Should we be political?
There are proportionately more male than female physicians across most medical specialties in Canada and the U.S. despite the current gender parity in medical school.
On the last full day of ACR18, and after much learning, sharing, and networking it was time for the 16th annual La Paulee, or the ACR's most demanding study group: the Red Wine and Rheumatology Study Group.
Physicians as a group are trained to have excellent clinical skills, but the difference between an average and extremely successful physician often comes down to factors outside of their ability to provide clinical care.